Network of Asia and Pacific Producers (NAPP)

NAPP General Assembly in 2009

Mission and role

NAPP ’s mission is to facilitate the incorporation of more producers to be able to join the Fairtrade movement in Asia and the Pacific through an existing wide range of products and services.

NAPP also works to ensure that Asian and Pacific realities and conditions are taken into account while setting Fairtrade Standards without compromising on the basic principles of Fairtrade.

Finally, NAPP is also the official representative of Asian and Pacific Producers within FLO.

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Short history

NAPP was founded on 16th June, 2005. Producers from different Asian countries met in Sri Lanka and discussed the need of having a Network which can present a united voice to FLO.

The First General Assembly of the Network of Asia and Pacific Producers (NAPP ) took place in Bangkok, Thailand from the 17th to the 19th of September 2006.

Membership

The Network of Asia and Pacific Producers (NAPP ) is a multi stakeholder body comprising representatives of producer organizations, Joint Bodies, small farmer organizations and promoting bodies who are certified by or registered with the Fairtrade Labelling system.

At present, NAPP has more than 135 members.

Further information

For more information on the Network of Asia and Pacific Producers, you can visit their website at www.fairtradenapp.net

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